Social Faux pas

She was babbling, rather animatedly

But he wasn’t paying much attention

She thought him churlish and a bore

He heard his phone ring and excused

Thought it a fair tactic to claim an emergency

To walk away from this mindless conversation

But she had him in her view all along

She offered to accompany him to the hospital

Now caught in the lie, it was an impossible situation

How to get out of it without sounding boorish?

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